Goodwill NYNJ moves HQ to Brooklyn

Goodwill Industries of Greater NY and Northern NJ (Goodwill NYNJ) will end an important chapter in its history as the nonprofit organization closes its Astoria headquarters and moves to a new facility in downtown Brooklyn. Effective May 1, 2021, the official address of Goodwill NYNJ will be 25 Elm Place, 3rd Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11201.

New Bridge To Technology pilot program will prepare New Yorkers for advanced technology training programs

Goodwill NYNJ and Per Scholas Launch Bridge Pathway Pilot on Jan. 19, 2021 Goodwill Industries® of Greater NY and Northern NJ receives $1 million from NYC Council and $300,000 from BNY Mellon to operate a bridge pathway pilot in partnership with Per Scholas to teach the skills required for advanced technology training programs and to connect to in-demand tech jobs.

Goodwill NYNJ receives $100,000 grant from Pinkerton Foundation to upskill security workers

Goodwill NYNJ has received a $100,000 grant from the Pinkerton Foundation to upskill 40 individuals per year who have gained security jobs through our Career Services Youth Pathways program (YouthPathways) and are looking to advance their careers. Thanks to this grant, Goodwill NYNJ will provide on-site training and exam preparation so they can obtain advanced certifications and higher wages. This new program launched on Nov. 1, 2020.

Goodwill NYNJ Names Alicia McGrath Executive Vice President, Mission

New York, NY – Goodwill Industries® of Greater New York and Northern New Jersey, Inc. is pleased to announce that Alicia McGrath has joined the agency as Executive Vice President of Mission, effective September 14, 2020. Ms. McGrath was previously Executive Director for Bethany House and is a senior level non-profit executive with over twenty-five years of experience in leadership positions with specific expertise in the field of Social Services.

Goodwill NYNJ Launches First Outlet & Warehouse Facility in Northern NJ July 27

Goodwill Industries® of Greater NY and Northern NJ opens its first outlet, ecommerce and warehouse facility in Northern NJ to offer shopping opportunities to help New Jerseyans reduce their carbon footprint and to help the nonprofit organization fund programs to create jobs for people with disabilities and other barriers to employment in the NYC metropolitan region.